Dear Member of the Peace Corps Community: As you prepare for a busy holiday season, please take a moment to read and respond to the latest news from the
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, Dec 14, 2005
Dear Member of the Peace Corps Community:
As you prepare for a busy
holiday season, please take a moment to read and respond to the latest news from
the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA):
Please give us your input
The NPCA would like to create an
online community where you can engage with others around critical global
issues, share your Peace Corps stories, reconnect with friends and more.
Please let us know what you would like that online community to be by taking a
few minutes to complete our online survey, found at http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/pages/survey.cfm?id=58
Deployed for Peace: NPCA Holiday Campaign
Just in time for
your last-minute holiday shopping - NPCA has released a limited-edition long
sleeve t-shirt for sale.
Hand-printed on sweatshop-free fine cotton
(from American Apparel) and screened with non-toxic ink, it displays our newly
refreshed logo (on the back of the shirt). These shirts are a great way to
make a statement and stay warm during the holiday season. The front of the
shirt includes a "deployed for peace" slogan - in response to attempts by the
Department of Defense to tie their recruitment efforts to Peace Corps service.
Let the world know where you stand on this issue!
Orders will be
processed right away, to help ensure that this great gift to your friends and
family arrives in time for Chrismukkah/Kwaanza.
Every purchase you make
supports NPCA's continued advocacy efforts on this issue. NPCA continues to
work for the Peace Corps community and seeks to foster peace through service,
education and advocacy.
The Winter 2005
WorldView will be mailed December 16. It's a special issue sponsored by
the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation on the growing world water crisis. Read the
public health and human rights assessments of two MacArthur Fellows, learn
about the widening crisis from the RPCV president of the World Resources
Institute, and follow a woman in search of water for her family. Other
articles cover what UNICEF, Oxfam, Peace Corps and RPCVs are doing; how USAID
has helped Afghanistan and Iraq to reclaim their war-torn resources; and
reports from India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, South Africa, Uganda
and other water-scarce regions of the world. Consider giving a gift
subscription to your local library or a friend. To subscribe or to access key
stories before the magazine hits your mailbox, or to download a lesson plan
based on this special issue, visit the NPCA website at http://www.worldviewmagazine.com
Please support our efforts
NPCA is making progress on our
efforts to separate Peace Corps service from military recruitment campaigns,
to engage individuals in educating their children and their neighbors from a
global perspective, and to serve the global community at home and abroad.
Membership dues alone do not cover all of our expenses. Please consider a
year-end gift to support our efforts by logging in via the "support" link off
our homepage, http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org .
(You may also go directly to https://www.npcaonline.org/npcassa
. Use the "forgotten your password" link if you need assistance.) Thank
On behalf of all the NPCA staff and Board of Directors,
very best wishes for a joyous holidays and a peaceful New Year.
F. Quigley President, NPCA Thailand 1976-79